OSHA is Making a Push for Residential Fall Protection in South Eastern United States

Region 4 in the South East has been ramping up their efforts of enforcing residential fall protection over the past 12 months. But in recent weeks during the NIOSH/OSHA Stand Down campaign it has become clearer that this topic is front and center on their program.News Clip

It can be seen through the official OSHA Data and Statistics website page that fines for violations (specifically “Duty to provide fall protection”) have increased in volume and total amount of each fine.

The North East Florida regional OSHA office has recently increased their focus and energy towards enforcing and educating on the means and duty of providing fall protection in the residential construction industry. Below is a local news channel covering and broadcasting their efforts.NewsClipSafetyPole_x264_xvid